Berlin

Retail

Zalando’s New ‘Build’ Program Taps Start-Up Expertise To Enhance Shopping Experience

First Build partner Bllush to link social media images to the Zalando Fashion Store

clock September 20, 2017Melissa Drier

Punching Trunk Karl Lagerfeld et Louis Vuitton, en toile Monogram, contenant une Punching Suitcase. - vue de 3/4.

Fashion Scoops

Louis Vuitton Presents Time Capsule Exhibition in Berlin

Smaller format to open shortly in Bangkok, followed by a second European city in 2018.

clock September 15, 2017Melissa Drier

Comme des Garçons' new look in Berlin

Retail

Comme des Garçons Revamps Berlin Shop and Expands Brand Assortment

Younger Berliners are now shopping the brand, which is also building up its German wholesale business.

clock September 11, 2017Melissa Drier

The Zolando Fall 2017 RTW runway show in Berlin, Germany.

Business Features

Zalando’s Second Bread & Butter Explores Consumer Direct Marketing Strategies

Zalando’s consumer-oriented Bread & Butter show explores direct on- and off-line consumer communication during a three-day-festival.

clock September 4, 2017Quynh Tran

Financial

Investments Subdue Zalando Operative Earnings in Q2

The e-tail giant launched a new premium, fee-based membership program, called Zalando Zet.

clock July 18, 2017Melissa Drier

Marco Raab

Human Resources

Escada Names Marco Raab Global Vice President Marketing and Communications

Ex-Red Bull marketing ace to “give wings” to Escada’s on and offline activities.

clock July 12, 2017Melissa Drier

Booths at Berlin's Premium trade show

Markets

New Strategies and Growing Market Confidence at Berlin Fairs

At Berlin’s trade fairs during Berlin Fashion Week, the mood was upbeat and visitors were confident about the market and discussed strategies despite less traffic.

clock July 10, 2017Quynh Tran

Boss Gallery Collection presentation at St. Agnes.

Fashion Features

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin Ready for Reboot as It Officially Winds Down

Berlin runway show platform closes 10-year run as partners Mercedes-Benz and IMG part ways.

clock July 10, 2017Melissa Drier

: Designer Lara Krude (R) is seen with a model on the runway after accepting the fashion talent award 'Designer for Tomorrow' by Peek & Cloppenburg and Fashion ID hosted by Stella McCartney during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin Spring/Summer 2018 at Kaufhaus Jandorf on July 6, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for P&C and Fashion ID) *** Local Caption *** Lara Krude

Fashion Scoops

Patron Stella McCartney and Jury Choose Lara Krude as Designer for Tomorrow in Berlin

McCartney also makes star appearance at the Zeit Magazin Mode & Stil conference.

clock July 9, 2017Melissa Drier

#mbcollective Fashion Story 2017 Chapter Two #mbcollective Fashion Story 2017 Chapter Two

Fashion Scoops

Susan Sarandon Stars in new Mercedes-Benz Fashion Campaign

The actress helps kick off the second chapter of the #mbcollective campaign in Berlin.

clock July 6, 2017Melissa Drier

Mergers and Acquisitions

Signa Retail Acquires Majority Stake in Premium/Luxury Fashion Platform Mybestbrands

Deal follows Signa’s majority stake in Hood.de last week and six previous digital buys.

clock June 19, 2017Melissa Drier

Human Resources

Meissen Taps Otto Drögsler and Jörg Ehrlich for New Creative Director Post

Designer duo behind German fashion label Odeeh to modernize Meissen porcelain assortment and presentation.

clock June 15, 2017Melissa Drier

Mergers and Acquisitions

Karstadt and Signa Retail Take Majority Stake in Hood.de

Latest online acquisition pumps up Karstadt’s multichannel marketplace strategy.

clock June 14, 2017Melissa Drier

Paul Graham, "End of an Age," 1999

Fashion Scoops

Berlin Concept Store Retailer Andreas Murkudis Staging Third Auction

Rare, out of stock and mostly signed photo books up for bids as of Friday.

clock June 13, 2017Melissa Drier

Vivienne Westwood at the Bread & Butter by Zalando preview event in Berlin June 8, 2017

Fashion Scoops

Vivienne Westwood Calls for Consumer Buying Halt

Designer is outspoken activist at Bread & Butter by Zalando preview event in Berlin.

clock June 9, 2017Melissa Drier

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